Derry play park damaged by arsonists

A Derry play park has been damaged by arsonists.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 9:51 am
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 9:52 am

Police in Strand Road are investigating a report of criminal damage in the Racecourse Park area on Tuesday, March 23.

It is believed that sometime between 8pm and 9:30pm on Tuesday evening, damage was caused to Jake’s Play Park after it was set alight.

Police are appealing for anyone who might have information which may assist the investigation to contact them on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1255 24/03/21.

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